destroy

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annul or destroy completely abolish
destroy and put an end to abolish
United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966) Admiral Nimitz , Chester Nimitz , Chester William Nimitz , Nimitz
defensive measures designed to destroy attacking enemy aircraft or missiles or to nullify their effectiveness air defense
destroy completely annihilate , eradicate , expunge , exterminate , extinguish , extirpate , obliterate , subvert , wipe out
destroy by making invalid annul , invalidate , nullify , vitiate , void
bacteria, substance that can destroy or inhibit antibiotic
germs, protein substance produced to destroy or weaken antibody
larvae (of a noctuid moth) that travel in large groups and destroy grains and alfalfa in the midwestern states army cutworm , Chorizagrotis auxiliaris
malicious burning to destroy property arson , fire-raising , incendiarism
high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air attack aircraft , fighter , fighter aircraft
wearing down to weaken or destroy attrition
use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food bioattack , biological attack , biological warfare , biologic attack , BW
any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls bollworm
code name for a small computerized heat-seeking missile that was supposed to intercept and destroy enemy missiles brilliant pebble
small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals caribe , pirana , piranha
instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it cauterant , cautery
personal verbal attack to destroy reputation character assassination
use of chemical to destroy diseased or malignant tissue; used in treatment of skin cancer chemosurgery
destroy gradually corrode , erode
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